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North Carolina tight end Carl Tucker (86) makes a catch during Saturday's game against Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va.

Stats to know after UNC's football first win

A trip to Norfolk, Va., turned out to be a fruitful one for the North Carolina football team. Behind a dominant rushing attack, the Tar Heels (1-2) came away with a 53-23 win over Old Dominion. Here are a few more game-specific and season-long stats you may have missed from UNC’s first win: 


Play-by-play commentator Ron Thulin will call UNC and Old Dominion's game on Saturday (Photo courtesy of Ron Thulin)

Q-and-A with Old Dominion analyst Ron Thulin

The North Carolina football team (0-2) travels to Norfolk, Va., this weekend to play Old Dominion University. Ron Thulin, who has worked with Turner Sports and Fox Sports, will be the play-by-play commentator for Saturday’s game. In a conversation with sports editor Chapel Fowler, Thulin offered some insight on UNC’s opponent. 


Safety Donnie Miles (15) struts down the field in celebration after snagging his first career interception against Cal.

North Carolina defense prepares for reigning Heisman

Be disciplined. Restrict the lanes. Do your job, but don’t try to do too much. That’s how North Carolina’s defense plans to stop Lamar Jackson. Even if the Tar Heels execute their game plan perfectly, though, the Louisville quarterback can still pick it apart.